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Brand Activation & Immersion Samsung Targets Major U.S. Cities With Experiential Store Openings

In the hopes of reviving its brand, Samsung is offering customers in L.A., NYC and Houston its own first-ever physical space to test out products, address repairs and receive one-on-one assistance IRL

Entertainment Carnival Cruise Updates Liners To Include Interactive Tech

Carnival's Caribbean Princess and Regal Princess ships will feature a slew of new technology rolling out across the next year.

Banks, Insurance & Financial Services Apple Wallet Lets Students Synch Their College ID Functions To Their Phones

Apple expands its ecosystem for some consumers by integrating  student ID cards from select colleges into its wallet feature

Consumer Goods Google Will Repair Customers' Products With Own Mail-In Service

To keep repairs of its products in-house, the tech company is allowing customers to mail damaged Pixels in to a Google Repair Center

Loyalty & Membership Verizon Customers Can Embark On An AR Scavenger Hunt To Win An iPhone XS

Using Snapchat as its platform, Verizon is giving away the latest iPhone to customers who enter an augmented reality scavenger hunt, searching for hidden music loops and remixing them to create a winning track

Post Purchase Service & Support Samsung's Customer Service Zone Promises To Fix Smartphones In Just One Hour

The company's recently-opened Champs-Elysées shop is outfitted with plenty of ways to keep customers entertained while they wait, turning a previously tedious task into an entertaining experience while also giving people more reason to shop IRL

Entertainment PGA Tour's Augmented Reality App Lets Golf Fans Follow The Course

The AR app gives users a chance to map out holes from professional golf tours directly on a surface directly in front of them

Delivery & Logistics Apple Is Getting Into The Magazine Subscription Business

The tech giant is buying Texture, a ‘virtual newsstand’ lets users read about 200 digital titles for a monthly subscription fee

Design Nokia's Newest Phones Include A High-Tech '90s Throwback

The Finnish company satisfies consumer nostalgia with its latest phone models

Advertising Apple's Chinese New Year Ad Promotes The iPhone X By Never Showing One

The short film, which tells the story of a mother and son reuniting on Lunar New Year, was shot with the iPhone X

Advertising Mobile Game Educates Visitors About This Brazilian Art Museum

A mobile app turns the São Paulo train system into a scoreboard for museum trivia

Design This App For iPhone X Lets You Paint Your Face In AR

Face Maker uses the iPhone X's 3D facial recognition to make face painting virtual

Fitness & Sport This App Lets You Earn Cryptocurrency By Walking

Sweatcoin counts the number of steps a user takes per day and turns it into cryptocurrency, which can be used to purchase products on the fitness platform

Fashion & Apparel Wristband Lets Wearers Hear Calls Through Their Fingers

The Sgnl wristband uses bone conduction to allow the wearer to take calls through their fingers, simply by pressing them to their ear